THE ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE OF NEW WRITING

Popshot is an illustrated literary magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction, and poetry from the literary new blood.

LATEST

SUBMISSIONS FOR OUR NEW ISSUE OPEN NEXT WEEK

On June 2nd, the theme for our sixteenth issue will be announced and the doors will fling open for short fiction and poetry submissions.

MAY 27TH 2016

THE CLEARING

Set in a dense woodland, Alex Eastlake's short story follows a lost young man as he tries to find his way back to safety. Illustration by Pedro Semeano.

MAY 25TH 2016

SUBSCRIBE TO POPSHOT

Receive three print issues and complete digital access to all of our out-of-print editions when you subscribe to Popshot from £10 a year.

POPSHOTPOPSHOT.COM/SUBSCRIBE

WHEN I FIRST HELD YOU

Sheila Jacob's short poem addresses the difficult birth of her first child and the complex relationship that followed. Illustration by Leib Chigrin.

MAY 21ST 2016

THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ADVENTURE ISSUE

Every illustration from our most recent issue has now been added to our growing library of Popshot-published artwork over on Pinterest.

MAY 18TH 2016

FALLING ACTION

Jeremy Colangelo's short story tells the curious tale of a man who falls into a deep pit and spends the rest of his life in freefall. Illustration by Shaun Lynch.

MAY 13TH 2016

THE LONDON MAGAZINE
POETRY PRIZE

Home to some of the most prestigious poets in its long publishing history, The London Magazine is now open for submissions to its annual poetry prize.

MAY 10TH 2016

GROUNDED

A short poem by Karen Harvey, inspired by early memories of oppression and a longing for freedom and adventure. Illustration by Matteo Gallo.

MAY 7TH 2016

THE ARRIVAL OF MISSIVES

Set in the aftermath of the Great War, an exclusive excerpt from Aliya Whiteley's brand new genre-defying story of fate, free will and the choices we make in life.

MAY 5TH 2016

THROUGH THE FLOWERS

A haunting story by Stephen Hargadon which sees the purchase of an old book lead to devastating consequences. Illustration by Kate O’Hara.

APRIL 30TH 2016

THE PERVERT

A poem by Marianne MacRae, based on a man she would observe on the way to work, who used to stare intently at girls whilst eating various pieces of fruit.

APRIL 26TH 2016

I LAY WITH YOU

Inspired by classic fairytales, Gretel Keyte's crepuscular poem speaks of letting go and seeing who you really are. Illustration by Rachel Orme.

APRIL 23RD 2016

THE FENCE

An isolated community finds itself at the centre of mysterious events in Adena Graham's disconcerting short story. Illustration by Isabel Seliger.

APRIL 20TH 2016

CLIMBING TREES

Sophie Fenella's poem, from our recent Adventure issue, explores the ways in which adventurous personalities can affect the dynamic of a relationship.

APRIL 16TH 2016

MEET THE FABER NEW POETS

Now in its fourth incarnation, four fresh Faber New Poets pamphlets have been released in the ongoing partnership between Faber and the Arts Council.

APRIL 13TH 2016